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name Shirakino Doll Feeder (Shiroki's Flash Player)
Venue Nishiwaga
Opening period January 19
contact information Nishiwaga-cho Yuda Government Office Tourism and Industry Division
tel: 0197-82-3290

Summary of the festival

On the day, the residents brought up the straw and gathered in the public hall to make a warrior doll about 1 meter high. The brave figure of Wara doll with her arms extended is carried by the residents, and to the top of the procession that beats the drum. When you walk to the end of the village, you get stuck with tall trees and people join hands. A festival that contains the evils of the town in this puppet and prays for a year of disease-free life.
Designated as an intangible folk cultural property in town.

Origin / origin of the festival

It is inherited from the middle of the Edo period.

Traffic access

About 5 minutes by car from Akita Expressway Yuda IC ・ About 10 minutes by car from JR Hottoyuda Station